A round-up of court stories from across Lancashire
Man is jailed for trespassing
A man has been jailed after admitting entering a shop as a trespasser with the intent to steal. Anthony Shurrock, 36, of Portland Street, Preston, admitted the offence at a Preston Magistrates’ Court hearing. He was jailed for 90 days for the offence during the period of a previous conditional discharge.
Restrain order for harassment
A man has been given a community order after admittting harassment. Jason Joyce, 23, of West Park Avenue, Ashton, Preston, admitted the offence at Preston Magistrates’ Court. He was ordered to pay £65 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service and he was given a restraining order. The court also ordered him to carry out 80 hours’ unpaid work.
Sentence wait after offence
A court convicted a man of harassment. Abdulhai Voraji, 33, of Argyll Road, Preston, admitted the offence at Preston Magistrates’ Court. He was banned from entering Cromwell Road and a city supermarket while a pre-sentence report was prepared ahead of the sentencing.
Electronic tag was damaged
A man admitted damaging an electronic tag which is used for monitoring offenders subject to curfew orders. Paul McMullen, 42, of Plungington Road, Preston, admitted damaging the tag which belonged to G4S. He was ordered to pay £50 compensation at a rate of £5 per week from his benefits.